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Cultural tours Australia

Experience cultural immersion while travelling

Tours with deep cultural significance

Many of our extended tours are packed with activities such as festivals and events; visits to preserved convict settlements, museums and art galleries; heritage-listed sites, tasting local food and drinks, and connection with local Indigenous guides through language, food, customs and dance.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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Early Bird Deal - Save $400 per couple or $200 sole use for APRIL/MAY 2022. Book by 31 March 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Make tracks for Queensland's central west on the Spirit of the Outback, an historic rail journey like no other. Then delve deep into outback life staying in Longreach, Barcaldine and Roma. Visit the Stockman's Hall of Fame and Qantas Founders Museum. Take a Station tour and Thomson River sunset cruise. Unearth dinosaurs in Winton, waltz with Matilda, take a Desert Dreaming tour on this insight into Queensland’s iconic outback.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
13
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HOT DEAL! - Save $400 per couple or $200 Sole for MAY 2022 tours. Booked by 30 March 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Australia's Top End and the Kimberley await with adventures to be had, dreamtime culture to enlighten and glorious nature to explore. Marvel at the termite mounds of Litchfield National Park, see Rock Art and cruise the Yellow Water wetlands in Kakadu, discover Katherine Gorge and the Ord River, soar above the Bungle Bungles, see the Derby Boab Tree for yourself, then finish with a camel ride on stunning Cable Beach.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
7
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Unpack once for 6 nights in 5-star luxury at the Pullman International Cairns. Experience an authentic welcome ‘smoking’ ceremony with our indigenous guide through Mossman Gorge. We’ll dive into Green Island on a half-day tour including a Glass Bottom Boast cruise; embark on an outback trip on a full day tour to Chillagoe Caves; relax on a cruise along the Daintree River and stroll the white sandy beaches at Cape Tribulation. Finish the tour feeling refreshed whilst cruising along the Barron River in Kuranda and enjoy your last night with an exclusive private twilight tour at the Cairns Aquarium.

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
7
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HOT DEAL - Save $300 per couple or $150 Sole for JUNE 2022 tours. Booked by 30th April 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

You'll encounter more of the Top End than expected with 4 nights in Darwin and included touring of the Tiwi Islands and Litchfield National Park plus visits to Mindil Beach Sunset Markets and Cullen Bay, and many amazing Darwin museums and exhibitions. In Kakadu take to the air on a scenic flight, discover Aboriginal rock art and cruise the Yellow Water wetlands to complete your Top End Encounter.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
15
days

HOT DEAL! - Save $600 per couple or $300 sole for MAY 2022. Book by 30 April 2022. Conditions apply.

Traverse the state of Queensland through Roma, Barcaldine, Emerald, Longreach, and Cloncurry to the Gulf of Carpenteria to experience an epic Gulf sunset and Sand Island dinner. See the outback come to life, learn about the heritage of mining, discover the indigenous culture, and ride the legendary Gulflander train as touring heads through Cobbold Gorge and Undara to tropical Cairns on this journey showcasing the best of Queensland.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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Fly into the heart of the nation for stays in Alice Springs, Yulara and Kings Canyon. Soar high above Uluru, trek with Camels, try your hand at dot painting, and be inspired at the Sounds of Silence dinner under the stars. Discover the beautiful natural formations of the West MacDonnell Ranges, and delve into outback pioneering history on this 8 day Red Centre extravaganza!

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
19
days

EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $400 per couple or $200 single Nov 2022 only. Book by 30 June 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

This really is a 100% New Zealand experience as we unearth both the north and south islands of 'the land of the long white cloud'. An in-depth tour showcasing Maori culture and heritage, undoubtedly some of the world's most stunning scenery and good kiwi hospitality. Enjoy two breathtaking rail journeys and an overnight cruise on awe-inspiring Milford Sound as we discover all there is to know about our neighbours across 'the ditch'.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
9
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Get back to nature and discover some iconic Queensland destinations. Take a guided nature walk discovering the flora and fauna of beautiful Carnarvon Gorge. Indulge on a high-tea at the Gecko Winery in Gladstone. Enjoy bird watching tours and eco reef walks on a coral cay whilst staying on secluded Heron Island. Then venture out on a full Paradise tour to Bustard Head on the iconic LARC whilst staying in Seventeen Seventy.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
13
days

EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $300 per couple or $150 Single for June 2022 tours. Expiry 31 March 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

This epic adventure into the heart of the Red Centre starts with 1 night in Adelaide before travelling overnight in Gold Service aboard the mighty Ghan. Enjoy 3 nights in Alice Springs visiting the West MacDonnell Ranges, then see the wonders of Uluru with 3 nights at Yulara including the stunning Sounds of Silence dinner. Re-board the Ghan for another night before finishing with 2 nights in Darwin.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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HOT DEAL! - Save $400 per couple or $200 Sole for JUNE 2022 tours. Booked by 30 April 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Delve into Darwin and the Northern Territory’s epic Top End on this 8 day journey of discovery. From Dreamtime legends to an Arnhem Land scenic flight, we have everything covered. We’ll marvel at the termite mounds of Litchfield National Park, see Ubirr Rock Art and cruise the Yellow Water wetlands in Kakadu, take a thrilling Jumping Crocodile cruise and get a real taste of life on the land at Tom Curtain’s Katherine Outback Experience.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
14
days

EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $400 per couple or $200 Single for September 2022. Book by 30 June 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Head way out west and discover the beauty of WA’s wildflowers, natural formations and historic attractions. Flights take you in to Perth for 2 nights and coach touring includes Geraldton, Dalwallinu, Hyden, Albany, Pemberton and Margaret River. Cruise the Swan and Donnelly Rivers, marvel at The Pinnacles and Wave Rock, laugh till you cry on the Tin Horse Highway and be mesmerised by dreamtime legends in the Ngilgi Caves.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
10
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EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $300 per couple, $150 sole. Dec 2022. Book by 30 June 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Treat yourself this Christmas with the awe-inspiring sights and tastes of Tasmania with 10 days discovering Port Arthur Penal Settlement, Tasman Arch, Derwent Valley, Eaglehawk Neck, Bruny Island and more. We celebrate Christmas in Hobart with a long sumptuous lunch and spend New Years Eve in Orford. You’ll be tempted by heritage, culture, taste sensations and glorious natural scenery whilst also visiting Cradle Mountain, Strahan and Launceston.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
11
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See the icons of the Apple Isle on this in-depth tour of Tasmania. Fly into Hobart for 3-nights to explore Port Arthur Historic Site and experience Bruny Island. Enjoy an epic Gordon River Cruise travelling to Strahan and Queenstown. Then discover Cradle Mountain, before arriving at Smithton and finishing up in Launceston and Bicheno for a fabulous scenic flight over the Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
6
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EARLY BIRD DEAL! - Save $300 per couple or $150 single on December 2022. Book by 30 June 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Fraser Coast Christmas! Enjoy 5 nights in K'Gari (Fraser Island). Take a 4WD safari coach along the 75 mile beach, the spine of Fraser Island. With sights including Hook Point to Great Sandy Cape and he Maheno Shipwreck. Celebrate Christmas the Fraser way, with a seasonal festive feast in the Grand Ballroom, consisting of fresh seafood and traditional Christmas selections. Join an eco marine adventure cruise along the western coast of K'Gari exploring the remarkable UNESCO-awarded Great Sandy Biosphere, and more!

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
6
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HOT DEAL! - Save $100 per couple or $50 sole for JULY 2022. Book by 30 June 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Unpack once at our waterfront hotel in stunning Hervey Bay to discover whales, wilderness and much more. We’ll see these majestic creatures up close on a whale watching cruise, take a 4WD adventure on World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, taste Bundaberg’s famous rum at the distillery, ride the historic Mary Valley Rattler and visit the informative Hinkler Hall of Aviation as we delve into all this region has to offer.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
9
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EARLY BIRD DEAL! - Save $300per couple or $150 sole for November 2022. Book by 30 June 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Take a Great Australian Bight out of this tour to the Eyre Peninsula staying in Port Lincoln and Streaky Bay and tasting local seasonal seafood. Discover maritime history, learn about aquaculture industries and unveil the secrets of Seppeltsfield Winery in the Barossa as our guided tour takes us behind the scenes to look through the estate’s treasure trove of historical buildings.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
6
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HOT DEAL! Save $300 per couple or $150 Sole for JUNE 2022 tours. Booked by 30 April 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Arrive to Broome for our 6-day tour exploring Australia’s North West. Beginning with experiencing Horizontal Falls, once described by David Attenborough as one of the greatest natural wonders of the world! We visit Willie Creek Pearl Farms and enjoy a camel safari ride along the famous Cable Beach. Immerse yourself in in the awe-inspiring Kimberley coastline and take in Dampier Creek. Finishing our days up the Cape Leveque road and Cygnet Bay!

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $300 per couple or $150 Single for SEP 2022 tours. Book by 30 April 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Norfolk Island beckons with its charming mix of history, culture, welcoming hospitality and relaxing atmosphere. With 7 nights at the Paradise Hotel and daily activities including a 4WD island tour, convict settlement tour, glass bottom boat cruise and bushwalk breakfast, there is plenty to keep you busy during the day. At night join a progressive dinner, enjoy 'Wonderland by Night' and even dress as a convict for a dinner and show.

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Physical rating:
1 - Easy
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Tour duration:
8
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EARLY BIRD DEAL - Save $200 per couple, $100 single. Dec 2022. Book by 30 June 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

The National Cherry Festival is on the first weekend of December, traditionally at the height of the cherry picking season. This iconic regional produce event showcases the famous Cherry which has been part of the landscape around Young for over 150 years. Travel in style on our Luxury 'Gold Class' coach, discover the town and its harvest, delicious fruit, wine, food and festival! Will the longest Pip Spit record be broken again this year? Who will be the 2021 Cherry Pie Eating Champion? Come with Fun Over Fifty and visit this lovely rural community and have FUN! Following the festival we make our way to the Hunter Valley for the famous Hunter Valley Christmas Lights Spectacular!

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Physical rating:
2 - Moderate
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Tour duration:
9
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EARLY BIRD - Save $300 per couple or $150 sole use- Dec 2022. Book by 30 June 2022. Terms and conditions apply.  

Enjoy a luxurious Christmas getaway to the cool Southern Highlands as you travel in Opulent 'Diamond Class'. Unrivalled in style and class this tour takes in South West Rocks, the Hunter Valley, 3 nights in old-world grand country-house charm at Peppers Manor House in Sutton Forest, and a 5 star finish in Sydney's Circular Quay. With a Gala Christmas Day lunch and Boxing Day cruise on Sydney Harbour, this will be a very Merry Christmas indeed!

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
9
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EARLY BIRD - Save $200 per couple, $100 Sole Use. SEP 2022 - Book by 30 June 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Unpack once and stay in a Harbour View Room at the Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore. See all of the spectacular must do’s of sensational Singapore in an all encompassing immersive tour. From the beautiful gardens to the bustling streets spend your days learning the rich history of this vibrant destination.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
6
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Be part of history and join Fun Over Fifty on this privileged occasion. Our friends at Desert Dreaming Centre in Barcaldine, are embarking on a new adventure, building an Eco Indigenous accommodation and tourist attraction experience. Fun Over Fifty is adding a significant contribution to the experience by building the Bush Tucker Food Garden that will provide native Australian ingredients to be used during cooking demonstration classes and indigenous flavours added to dishes for their on-site restaurant. A gentle mix of our green mission, local touring and cultural experiences.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
8
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Early Bird Deal - Save $400 per couple or $200 sole use for JUNE 2022. Book by 31 March 2022. Terms and conditions apply.

Take an outback adventure through Roma, Barcaldine, Longreach, Winton, and Carnarvon Gorge. Experience outback hospitality, heritage, culture and more as we unearth dinosaurs, bushrangers, legends of the land, modern industries, artistic trails, and fabulous outback Aussie tucker.

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Physical rating:
3 - Active/Moderate
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Tour duration:
12
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Early Bird Deal - Save $300 per couple or $150 sole use for MAY 2022. Book by 31 March 2022. Terms and conditions apply

Walk in the footsteps of outback legends as we take the road less travelled to the far reaches of Queensland. Discover Stockmen in Longreach, dinosaurs in Winton, the Min Min lights in Boulia, the epic sights of the Channel Country and Birdsville’s astounding Big Red. Top it all off with an up-close encounter with our endangered bilby in Charleville and a dip in the Great Artesian Spa at Mitchell.

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Luxury and style

At Fun Over Fifty, you get a luxury experience from start to finish. All transport, accommodation, and food must meet our high standards.

Industry leaders

At Fun Over 50, we are proud to be industry leaders with two decades' experience creating unforgettable tours for our guests.

Tours for any fitness level

Each of ours tours has fitness rating so our guests know if it's right for them. Everyone on the tour wants the same level of activity.

All inclusive tours

You don't have to worry about a thing on our tours because all transport, all activities and most meals are included.

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